Facebook Stumbles With Early Effort to Stamp Out Fake News

Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Oct 30, 2017 · 6 min read
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By Sarah Frier

Facebook Inc. is struggling to stamp out fake news.

The company outsources the process to third-party fact checkers who can only tackle a small fraction of the bogus news that floods the social network, according to interviews with people involved in the process. And screenshots obtained by Bloomberg reveal a process that…

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